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ViacomCBS Production Manager in Chicago, Illinois

REF#: 36747

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).



Ideally we find an eager, driven, hard working person who has experience working with a TV Station’s creative services and sales department.

This position reports directly to the Creative Services Director with a dotted line to VP of Sales.


Motivate and challenge creative team members.

Have a proven track record in content marketing, development, project management, strategic planning and operations.

Knowledge of Program content that is tied to Sponsor integration

Act as liaison with News management for image and special report promotion.

Use and interpret research to develop and maintain marketing strategy on-air, online and on social.

Assist in producing, writing, and edit strategic image campaigns, topicals and special project promotions.

Oversee the marketing and promotion of sales initiatives

Maintain daily and monthly calendars for production assignments.

Collaborate with Design Director in the creation of branding elements, logos, print ads, etc.

Collaborate with station partners and sponsors on marketing big events.

Be able to juggle multiple projects at the same time

Understands TV stations and the future of the business

Strong people skills with focus on client relationships

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written



Min 3 -5 years TV/cable/digital media experience as a manager or senior producer. Min 5 years experience in media promotions. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and other non-linear editing platforms.

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